skater: Utilities for SNP-Based Kinship Analysis

Utilities for single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) based kinship analysis testing and evaluation. The 'skater' package contains functions for importing, parsing, and analyzing pedigree data, performing relationship degree inference, benchmarking relationship degree classification, and summarizing identity by descent (IBD) segment data. Package functions and methods are described in Turner et al. (2021) "skater: An R package for SNP-based Kinship Analysis, Testing, and Evaluation" <doi:10.1101/2021.07.21.453083>.

Version: 0.1.2
Depends: R (≥ 3.0.0)
Imports: magrittr, dplyr, tidyr, readr, purrr, kinship2, corrr, grDevices, tibble, rlang
Suggests: rmarkdown, markdown, knitr, testthat (≥ 3.0.0)
Published: 2023-01-31
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.skater
Author: Stephen Turner ORCID iD [aut, cre], Matthew Scholz ORCID iD [aut], VP Nagraj ORCID iD [aut], Signature Science, LLC. [cph]
Maintainer: Stephen Turner <vustephen at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: skater results


Reference manual: skater.pdf
Vignettes: Basic Usage


Package source: skater_0.1.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): skater_0.1.2.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): skater_0.1.2.tgz, r-release (x86_64): skater_0.1.2.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): skater_0.1.2.tgz
Old sources: skater archive


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